Somaliland President And Commander Of The U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), Discuss Security Cooperation.
May 12, 2022 - Written by qoriadmin

Press release:-

Hargeisa – (QN24) – President Muse Bihi Abdi Today Welcomed To Somaliland General Stephen Townsend, Commander Of The US Africa Command (AFRICOM), For Consultations On Advancing Bilateral Security Interests In East Africa. General Townsend, The Top US Military Official To Visit Somaliland Since 1991, Was Accompanied By US Ambassador Larry André And Other US Government Officials.

The President Thanked The Delegation For Their Visit To Somaliland and said that they Welcomed the security and military cooperation between Somaliland and the United States. During the meeting between the two sides at Egal International Airport In Hargeisa, President Muse Bihi Abdi noted, “That the visit of General Stephen Townsend is an important step towards laying the Foundations for Cooperation between Somaliland and In the United States, it marks the beginning of a new chapter in bilateral relations. The Somaliland Coast Guard plays an important role in protecting the important waters of the Red Sea, which is of great benefit to all countries.

A Stronger, Larger Partnership Between Somaliland And The African Union Mission In Somalia (AFRICOM) Could Enhance Maritime Security And Support, and Support Trade And Economic Growth In East Africa. ”

They Welcomed The Remarks By President Townsend and US Ambassador Larry André, Who Reaffirmed Their Commitment To Security And Military Cooperation.

Also during the Visit to Somaliland, General Stephen Townsend and Ambassador Larry André visited Berbera Port and Berbera International Airport, both of which were recently expanded and Modernized to improve service quality. the economy, Humanitarian Issues and Security needs of Somaliland, its Allies and the Region. The visit of the Commander of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AFRICOM) follows the Historic Visit of President Muse Bihi Abdi to the United States in March, 2022 and the Visit of the US Africa Command (AFRICOM) to Berbera in August Last Year.

The President Was Accompanied By The Ministers Of Foreign Affairs And International Cooperation, Dr. Issa Keyd Mohamoud, Internal Affairs Hon Mohamed Kahin Ahmed, Defense Hon Abdiqani Mohamoud Aateye (Farid), Commanders of the Armed Forces, Major General Nouh Ismail Taani And Major General Mohamed Aden Sagadhi.


Office Of The President Of The Republic Of Somaliland.




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